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  • State's Gun Law Needs Serious Tweak

    The General Assembly passed a comprehensive gun safety bill last year in response to the horrific Newtown killings to keep guns out of the wrong hands. One provision of the otherwise laudable legislation may have missed the mark. The provision in...
  • Walker Running For Lieutenant Governor To 'Save The State'

     Walker Running For Lieutenant Governor To 'Save The State'
    BRIDGEPORT — David M. Walker is an accountant who has run three federal government agencies and two not-for-profits and spent 20 years in the private sector. He is now seeking a job in Hartford that has no constitutional authority except presiding...
  • California lawmakers have a busy month ahead

    California lawmakers have a busy month ahead
    It's crunch time at the state Capitol. Lawmakers return from summer recess Monday with less than a month left to act on key issues such as gun control measures introduced after the massacre in Isla Vista last spring and ethics measures proposed after...
  • James Brady dies at 73; former Reagan spokesman, gun-control advocate

    James Brady dies at 73; former Reagan spokesman, gun-control advocate
    James S. Brady had been presidential press secretary for less than three months when a deranged would-be assassin fired a volley of shots at Ronald Reagan on the sidewalk outside a Washington, D.C., hotel. The president was wounded by a ricocheting...
  • James Brady, former White House press secretary, dead at 73

    James Brady, former White House press secretary, dead at 73
    James Brady, a former presidential press secretary critically wounded in the assassination attempt onĀ President Ronald Reagan, has died, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Monday. He was 73. "We are heartbroken to share the news that our beloved Jim 'Bear'...
  • James Brady, former White House press secretary, dies at 73

    James Brady, a former U.S. presidential press secretary who became a leading gun control crusader after he was critically wounded in an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died, a family spokeswoman said on Monday. He was 73. The attack...
  • Colt Entities Together Again: Company Reunites Military, Civilian Gun Manufacturing

    Thetwo halves of the gun-making company Samuel Colt established in Hartford in the 1850s are coming back together, with plans that include keeping a combined 750 employees in West Hartford, a company executive said Monday. Colt Defense LLC's $60.5...
  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • Did gun-control moms 'nag' Starbucks into policy change?

    Did gun-control moms 'nag' Starbucks into policy change?
    An organization called Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is taking credit for Starbucks' headline-making decision to stop allowing guns in its coffeehouses. "This is a huge win for American moms who fought for this policy change," said Shannon...
  • Programs to prevent psychological problems in troops questioned

    Programs to prevent psychological problems in troops questioned
    Many federal programs aimed at preventing psychological problems in military service members and their families have not been evaluated correctly to determine whether they are working and are not supported by science, says a new report commissioned by the...
  • Letters: The fur flies in West Hollywood

    Re "Shops feel clipped by WeHo fur sales ban," Sept. 21 Your front-page article on the terrible inconveniences suffered by West Hollywood retailers as a result of the city's new ban on fur apparel sales rekindled nostalgia for other bygone freedoms. We'...